child neglect

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failure of caretakers to provide adequate emotional and physical care for a child

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Martin Surtees, director of performance, outcomes and commissioning at Newcastle City Council, said areas with higher deprivation were known hotspots for child neglect in the region.
She added: "I can confirm she was arrested on suspicion of child neglect.
It comes as figures show nearly seven in 10 police officers think that child neglect law needs to change.
The immediate family members were reported to be the greatest culprits of child neglect and physical abuse.
A woman arrested on suspicion of child neglect in Wigan has been given a police caution", the spokesman said.
Warrants for the arrests of the two women were issued Thursday, with police charging them with child neglect, child abuse and battery against the boy, who at one point hid under a table and cried.
The NSPCC refers an average of six reports of child neglect to Birmingham police and social services every week.
THE number of cases of suspected child neglect referred to police or social services in Northern Ireland jumped 70% in the past five years.
REPORTS of child neglect in Wales have reached a record high, according to new figures published by the NSPCC.
REPORTS of child neglect in Wales have soared by more than 80% in the past five years, a children's charity has warned.
Child neglect was mentioned in more than a quarter of all UK calls to the NSPCC Helpline in the last year.
The findings indicated that raising the minimum wage by 1 Dollar per hour would result in a substantial decrease in the number of reported cases of child neglect.
On July 23, a Springfield woman was charged with child neglect and reckless endangerment after leaving her 5- and 7-year-old daughters in a car in a Walmart parking lot for 25 minutes - in 90-degree temperatures.
The woman admitted a charge of child neglect when she appeared before a before a judge at Caernarfon Magistrates Court yesterday.
The regular Mail correspondent Mike Butler quoted my earlier published Birmingham Mail letter that, had this been a "Jason and Karen from Castle Vale", they would have been arrested on arrival back into Birmingham Airport for gross child neglect.
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